India Could Have Local 5g Gear Available By March 2023
By CNBCTV18.com The move could lead to India becoming a major telecom player, rivalling the world’s leading telecom equipment manufacturers in the US, Finland, Sweden and China India could have indigenously developed and designed fifth-generation (5G) equipment, including core and radio components, commercially available by March next year, a top telecom official said. 5G Core is a central conduit that establishes secure connectivity to the radio access network that connects with end users. The state-owned R&D firm is expected to launch 5G standalone (SA) mode by 2023. #india#5G Source:- CNBCTV18 In recent years, India has been trying to reduce its dependence on foreign network equipment providers and become a telecom gear manufacturer. Sweden’s Ericsson, Finland’s Nokia, the US's Qualcomm and China’s Huawei are big players in the telecom gear market at present.